Lest we forget our Indigenous veterans – NNSL Media

Lest we forget our Indigenous veterans – NNSL Media

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202161 Views

Fistbumps and kudos to the historians whose work made it possible to mark the final resting places of fallen soldiers with the tribute they deserve.

In last week’s News/North we reported that thanks to the work and funding from the Last Post Fund, Indigenous veterans who were buried in the territory are now memorialized for their service with proper headstones to acknowledge their contributions to the country.

Dene National Chief Norman Yakeleya headed a ceremony on July 12 that saw the unveiling of gravestones for Indigenous veterans. Now, anyone walking by will know that this person sacrificed everything for Canada.

Read More: https://www.nnsl.com/opinion/lest-we-forget-our-indigenous-veterans/

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